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6 California Blvd.
Vandenberg SFB, CA 93437
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
When you arrive at your new installation, you’ll need to follow installation-specific procedures. Each installation and service handles in-processing differently. Here, you can find installation-specific guidelines and a list of documents to bring with you when checking- in. Reach out to the contacts provided if you have specific questions.
Report to your unit commander's section upon arrival, or the next duty day if you arrive after duty hours. Your unit will set up your in-processing appointments. Unit information will be provided by your sponsor. After you report to your unit you may request up to eight days of permissive temporary duty travel, or TDY, for house hunting.
In addition, schedule appointments to meet with the commander, first sergeant, and section commander to learn about unit policies and to become familiar with the commander's philosophy. Request your sponsor's assistance in a tour of the base and facilities you need to settle into Vandenberg Air Force Base.
If you get married before you PCS, you must inform your commander and follow the procedures exactly as you are given them. The military will not pay for travel and housing of your spouse if you do not follow proper procedures.
- Report to MPS, Customer Service (Bldg 10577) to enroll you spouse in DEERS (Must present marriage cert, birth certs, ssan cards, and a valid ID)
- Update SGLI FSGLI
- Connect with First Sergeant to develop and Family Care Plan
- Complete a new Virtual Record of Emergency Data (vRED) within 48 hours
- Report to Finance provide them marriage cert to update marital/dependency status
- Enroll spouse in TRICARE 877-988-9378
- Stop by out-patient medical records at 30 MDG
Visit the Military Personnel Flight Customer Service section for a "Just Married Checklist."
First Term Enlisted Course (FTEC). Provides a structured first duty station orientation that is designed to transition Airmen/Guardians from a training mindset to the mission-oriented environment. FTEC reinforces lessons learned in basic military training and technical training to prepare Airmen/Guardians for their role in supporting their organization’s mission. The course also provides Airmen a unique opportunity to develop their warrior ethos and continued expeditionary mindset. All first term Airmen/Guardians must attend FTEC within 45 calendar days of arrival to first duty station. In addition, these Airmen/Guardians are also required to attend the base-level Newcomer’s Orientation. Commander, First Sergeant and Supervisor support and involvement is critical for Airmen/Guardians attending FTEC to ensure their future success.